Taniela Lasalo

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Taniela Lasalo
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Personal information
Full nameTaniela Lasalo
Born (1989-09-23) 23 September 1989 (age 29)
Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight110 kg (17 st 5 lb)
Playing information
PositionSecond-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009–14 Parramatta Eels 40 3 0 0 12
As of 12 May 2019
Source: [1]

Taniela Lasalo is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a lock, second-row forward or as a centre for The Guildford Owls in The Ron Massey Cup.[2][3]

Background[edit]

He is of Tongan descent.

Playing career[edit]

2009-14: Career at Parramatta[edit]

Lasalo was named the Eels Toyota Cup captain for the 2009 season. He also made his NRL debut against the Cronulla Sharks in Round 11 2009. Lasalo played every game in the 2011 NRL season for the Eels, as well as re-signing with Parramatta until 2013. In the 2013 pre-season, Lasalo injured his arm and was ruled out indefinitely for the 2013 season. In Round 8, 2014 he made his NRL return on the bench for Parramatta against the North Queensland Cowboys.

On 24 September 2017, Lasalo scored a try in Wentworthville's 38-4 victory over Auburn Warriors in The 2017 Ron Massey Cup grand final [4] In 2018, Lasalo joined the Guildford Owls.[5]

Representative career[edit]

Lasalo was named in the Tongan squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rugby League Project
  2. ^ http://wentymagpies.com.au/index.php/28-player-profiles/175-taniela-lasalo
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 August 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://leagueunlimited.com/news/31055-results-2017-ron-massey-cup-grand-final/
  5. ^ https://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/5497202/owls-relishing-the-excellent-challenge-of-a-state-final/

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